Isn’t this great? It’s one of the entries we’ve received for our “Artful Thanks” contest. Lucy, a first-grader from King George County, shared this wonderful artwork with us. We love drawings and would like to see many more pictures, but that’s not all! Kids may choose the art form of their choice to express their […]
Atumpan consists of African Griot, Corey Staten and LaQuita Staten as the support musician and storyteller. These artists have been performing through Arts for Learning for over ten years and bring traditional African stories to students in Virginia on African Djembes. Their unique delivery offers an engaging and powerful approach for educational programming and teaches students about oral traditions in African countries, the role of the Griot, the importance of the drum, and the moral lessons learned by growing up in a village.